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uhnN urvd

  • v  disturb the composure of
  • s  deprived of courage and strength
    the steeplejack, exhausted and unnerved, couldn't hold on to his dangerous perch much longer

  • No, you won't be able to see it from space, but Saudi Arabia, unnerved by the violence next door in Iraq, plans to spend up to $7 billion on a partly virtual fence along its 500 .
  • The notoriety so unnerved the trustees that they fired the president.
  • Though the role unnerved him, it was secured forever in 1956, when he died, like James Dean, in a car crash.
News & Articles

  • Tim Tebow: New York Jets' Flub Will Become New England Patriots' Gain
    COMMENTARY | I'm not a fan of Tim Tebow when he gets under center. Each throw of the football makes me cringe a little. I'm a little unnerved that, as an armchair quarterback, I know the progressions better than Tebow. His footwork in the pocket can best be described as mediocre.
    June 12, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Asian shares hit 2013 lows, Nikkei volatile on BOJ jitters
    By Chikako Mogi TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hit fresh 2013 lows and Japanese stocks had another volatile session on Wednesday, extending a broad rout in global equities, as the lack of new steps from the Bank of Japan to quell tumult in the domestic bond market and lingering fears of a softening of U.S. stimulus unnerved investors. European stock markets are likely to fall, with financial ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Global shares, dollar dip as BOJ disappoints
    By Richard Hubbard LONDON (Reuters) - The yen jumped against the dollar, world shares fell and yields on riskier European debt rose on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan disappointed investors by deciding against moving to calm volatile markets. The decision unnerved investors already highly sensitive to any signs of a lack of commitment from global central banks to the ultra-loose monetary ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in SamayLive
    These terrorists are undoubtedly unnerved by the increasingly good relations between Pakistan and India, really going back before the civilian government but certainly since President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani came into power,Rice said.
  • Tony Blair in Independent
    Acknowledging the public backlash against the Iraq war, Mr Blair said: "Public opinion will be divided, feel that the cost is too great, the campaign too long, and be unnerved by the absence of 'victory' in the normal way they would reckon it."
  • David Nalbandian in Reuters.uk
    I think they got a bit unnerved,Nalbandian told reporters. "I wanted to make the public happy by winning, so we played every point as if it were the last."

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